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Voters to Go to the Polls on November 5

October 30, 2013
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Charlestown residents will head to the polls Tuesday to pick a new mayor, vote for District 1 City Councilor and choose four of eight At-Large City Councilors. Incumbent City Councilor Sal LaMattina will square off against challenger Brian Gannon. During the Primary Election LaMattina, in a three-way race against Gannon and John Ribiero, came...

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Don’t Forget to Vote November 5

October 30, 2013
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During the City of Boston municipal primary election and in the final election, the Charlestown Patriot Bridge has continuously encouraged residents to make it their business to get out and vote. Two candidates are vying to become Mayor of Boston and eight candidates are attempting to secure Boston City Council At Large seats. Polls...

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Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
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Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the...

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Police Briefs 10-31-2013

October 30, 2013
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Disturbing the Peace 10/21/2013 – At around 11:30 a.m.,         members of the School Police responded to a report of a fight inside of the school on Medford Street. Upon arrival, police observed two students fighting. They were separated and escorted to the school office for further actions.   Motor Vehicle Accident – Property Damage...

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Annual Field Trip: The Good Shepherd School

October 25, 2013
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Annual Field Trip: The Good Shepherd School

The Good Shepherd School held their annual field trip to Belkin Family Lookout Farm in South Natick, MA. Many children were excited to experience riding on a school bus for the first time. The Manatee, Dolphin, Whale and Turtle classrooms all attended, and with the help from staff and family chaperones, the day was...

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Marc Pelletier Appointed Chair of BAC Board

October 25, 2013
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Marc Pelletier Appointed Chair of BAC Board

The Boston Architectural College is pleased to announce Charlestown resident, Marc W. Pelletier as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the announcement of the 125th Anniversary of The Boston Architectural College. Marc Pelletier is a business development and marketing professional in the built environment marketplace whose work with clients...

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Developer Chosen for Armory Project

October 25, 2013
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Developer Chosen for Armory Project

The city has designated a developer for the former Charlestown Armory. Mayor Thomas Menino and the Director of the Department of Neighborhood Development Sheila Dillon made the announced last week. According to officials C-Town Ventures has been granted tentative designation as developer for the $22 million redevelopment of the historic building into housing on...

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Go, Red Sox

October 25, 2013
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Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, 2013 American League Champions. It’s been an amazing season for the Sox and it’s on to the World Series, the true Fall Classic. Let’s hope that the Sox can bring another world championship to the Fenway faithful.

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School Bus Drivers Action Uncalled for

October 25, 2013
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Boston school bus drivers, United Steel Workers of America Local 8751 International should have negotiated with the bus company instead of staging an illegal work action that resulted in long delays for thousands of students getting to school. The union action also left children of all ages stranded at bus stops, creating a public...

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Downtown View: A Life Well Lived

October 25, 2013
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Katharine Kane died last week at age 78. She lived in downtown Boston almost all her adult years. If there was a person who showed how one should live a full life, it was Katharine Elizabeth Fitzhugh Daniels Kane. I know her full name and much about her, not because we were good friends,...

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